The Big Disconnect

Would we be better off if we disconnected from our devices and re-connected with real-world human beings? Or do you feel more connected than ever before?

In The Big Disconnect: The story of technology and loneliness, Vancouver writer Giles Slade argues that technological developments are a big part of why we’re increasingly isolated because the quality of online relationships can’t replace the value face-to-face contact, while authors argue that our smart phones and social media if anything make us more interpersonally connected.

 

Listen to the interview on the CBC…http://www.cbc.ca/q/blog/2013/01/15/is-technology-making-us-lonelier/

About Bradley Foster

I am a Toronto-based Integrative coach and therapist with specialties in helping people with mood disorders, bi polar, relationship issues and career coaching. I also provide workshops on a variety of topics and run group therapy workshops for men and women.
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